Vinay Mittal

  • Railway Board Chairperson hints at another round of fare hike March 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Railway passenger fare may see another round of hike soon. Railway Board Chairperson Vinay Mittal hinted on Saturday that passenger fares could go up when fuel surcharge becomes applicable in October. Railways Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal had on January 9, 2013 announced a hike in railway fares, the first...
  • Centre committed to development of inter-country rail linkages March 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The government of India is committed to the development of inter-country rail linkages and in furtherance of this policy supports the development of Trans-Asian Railway Network, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said in New Delhi on Monday. This network would provide a major land corridor for transport of...
  • We are working on a new software to enhance e-ticketing: Railway Board Chairman February 26, 2013

    Speaking to CNN-IBN's Anubha Bhosle, Railway Board Chairman Vinay Mittal said the Railway Budget presented by Pawan Kumar Bansal addresses the financial health of the railways. He also ensured that trials on anti-collision device will be completed in the next eight months. ...
  • Stations development: Railways seek Cabinet approval May 30, 2012

    New Delhi: With an aim of generating additional revenue through non-tariff measures, the Railways have sought Cabinet’s approval to go ahead with its ambitious plan of commercial utilisation of land. Though Railways had decided to construct multi-functional complexes (MFC) at stations as well as develop passenger terminals as world class stations...
  • Need to consolidate, not expand: Railway Board Chairman March 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Railway Board Chairman Vinay Mittal has said that a fare hike will bolster the railway finances to a limited extent and the urgent need was to consolidate rather than expand. When asked if the current model of railways is a financially viable model, he said, "Trains run but we...